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Ylenia A. Quiaoit, DNP, ACNP-BC

Ylenia A. Quiaoit, DNP, ACNP-BC

  • Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Heart Failure & Transplant
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Clinical Faculty
  • Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program
  • University of Pennsylvania- School of Nursing
  • Philadelphia,Pennsylvania
COVID-19 Infection: Matters of the Heart

COVID-19 Infection: Matters of the Heart

Though the respiratory tract is the main target of COVID-19, its potential impact on the cardiovascular (CV) system is a very serious matter, portending a higher degree of morbidity and mortality. Thus, it is important for clinicians to be cognizant of the CV complications in COVID-19. This post provides an overview of COVID-19–related CV complications.


Acute Myocardial Injury

Acute myocardial injury is the most common CV complication and a strong negative progn... Continue Reading

Filed under: Cardiometabolic, Infectious Diseases

Diagnosis and Management of Anemia and Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure

Diagnosis and Management of Anemia and Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure

The American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) heart failure (HF) guidelines recommend that routine baseline assessment for all pati... Continue Reading

Filed under: Cardiometabolic

Anemia, Iron Deficiency, and Heart Failure: What Clinicians Need to Know

Anemia, Iron Deficiency, and Heart Failure: What Clinicians Need to Know

Anemia and iron deficiency are common and important comorbid conditions in patients with heart failure (HF). These conditions are mediators of poor clinical... Continue Reading

Filed under: Cardiometabolic

The Basics of Diuretic Resistance in Heart Failure

The Basics of Diuretic Resistance in Heart Failure

Increasing severity of congestion is the main reason patients with heart failure (HF) seek medical care. Extracellular fluid volume expansion is central to t... Continue Reading

Filed under: Cardiometabolic

Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: An Overview

Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: An Overview

Heart failure (HF) is a complex, disabling, and prevalent disease. According to the American Heart Assocation (AHA) Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2020... Continue Reading

Filed under: Cardiometabolic

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